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  1. ... interesting things

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Compiled by Leon Lee, Joyee Chan and Karly Cox Today marks 15 years since the Handover- the day Hong Kong was passed from British colonial rule into China's hands as a new SAR. On that sopping wet Tuesday, many people woke up expecting to find the wo ...

  2. Savills fund taps interest in London

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... billion) in equity, is being marketed to rich individuals who can afford its minimum subscription amount of GBP200,000 per investor. It is being launched at a time when interest in the London ... sets its sights on the London market due to the cooling property market in Hong Kong. 'There is a growing interest in London properties among Hong Kong buyers,' said Koh Keng-shing, ...

  3. Beijing lists unity and security as core interests

    Posted Sep 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Beijing has for the first time defined four key areas as the mainland's 'core interests' - sovereignty, national security, territorial integrity and national unity. The list was included in a policy paper issued by the State Council yesterday that pledged to 'resolutely safeguard' those interests. It is the first time ...

  4. IT subsidy plan rapped for interest fees

    Posted Jun 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... students will be charged interest under the scheme. The HK$220 million project- which subsidises computers and internet education for students from low-income families- has led to a bitter row ... Kong, is a founder of iProA. At an Education Bureau briefing on the programme yesterday, teachers learned that students in the eInclusion scheme will have to pay interest under a three-year ...

  5. When good ideas run into vested interests

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... It struck me that many of its recommendations would face opposition from powerful interests, if not much of the public. This is not because the federation is some sort of radical think tank. Its ... and building codes to improve ventilation in urban areas and reduce street-level pollution. A lot of us would welcome such measures. But there would be opposition from vested interests in parts ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Planned joint maritime security exercise shows Asean can lead

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 06:35pm by MARK VALENCIA

    ... their geostrategic interests. In the statement announcing the initiative, Asean defence chiefs also recognised that "the early conclusion of a code of conduct in the South China Sea is crucial ...

  7. Vindicating June 4 movement not in Hong Kong's interest at the moment

    Posted May 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong's interest. I believe we should just let history judge the Tiananmen incident and not let our heart rule our mind. I question the loyalty of Ms Ng and her colleagues in the pro-democratic ... such outlandish behaviour will be frowned upon by the electorate. It is time for the people of Hong Kong to mature politically and to fully appreciate who truly looks after our interests. Dr Chin Nam Low, ...

  8. Take an interest in current affairs

    Posted Jan 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... World news gives us a sense of how the world works. The more you know and understand the better. So, the next time you read an interesting story in the Young Post, follow up and find out more ...

  9. Centre seeks educator who puts children's interests first

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Carmen Tao

    ... running of the centre,' said Virginia Wilson, the centre's executive director. 'At the centre, we work well as a team and have the children's best interests at heart.' ...

  10. It is possible to make English an interesting subject for students

    Posted Jul 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of English education due to the lack of real opportunities to use it, and to the practice of preferring grammar over speaking or writing- which leads them to lose interest in the language. As worldly ... for local students, I can also say that given a fun, activity-based and student-centred learning environment, students will see dramatic improvements and more importantly increased interest ...




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